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- To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
- Subject: Re: Philadendrons
- From: richardm at cd_com (Richard Masoner)
- Date: Tue, 28 Oct 1997 13:31:38 -0600 (CST)
- In-Reply-To: <199710250748.DAA03449 at acme_actwin.com> from "Aquatic Plants Digest" at Oct 25, 97 03:48:13 am
> Philadendrons are "Phosphate intensive " rain forest plants. She floated her
> cuttings in styrofoam with the cut ends sticking down into the water. I have
> taken rooted cuttings and placed them directly into the substrate gravel when
> using (Egad!!NOOO!!!) an UGFilter. They perform quite well, and the Pathos
> variety is qite attractive. The Heart-shape Philo always seemed to thrive
> better submersed for me.
Something I've done in the past is stick Philodendron cuttings in the
(outside) filter. I remove the plastic cover from the filter and
arrange the cuttings in the water, or stick them in the filter media.
They grow *really* well.
Richard Masoner in chilly but sunny Champaign Illinois USA